choose ONE of the following questions:
(Remember to incorporate a related concept(s) from the text and a supplemental resource in your response)
1. Chambliss discusses several theories of state power in the reading this week. Identify and describe at least two of those theories. Would you say that the U.S. governance today is characterized more by pluralism or by the concentration of power in the hands of an elite? Provide examples or evidence to support your answer.
2. Describe your vision of a model economic system – is it capitalist, socialist, or somewhere in between? In your answer be sure to compare and contrast the two major economic systems (capitalism and socialism).
3. African Americans and Latinos in the United States in general experience higher mortality rates and worse health than their White and Asian American counterparts. What sociological factors help to explain this health gap? How is this a sociological issue as well as a medical one?